Newport is a great place to base yourself while you are exploring Mayo as some of the city’s main attractions are nearby. Rockfleet Castle and the Westport Golf Club are amongst the many popular places to visit. Two other worthy points of interest that are nearby Newport are the Clew Bay Archaeological Trailhead and Westport House.
Get your body moving out-of-doors at the many beautiful destinations nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. The ecological havens such as the Ballycroy National Park and Brackloon Wood in Westport, give visitors an insight into the species of flora and fauna that exist in the region.
There’s no excuse to neglect your game while you are here. Visit the Mulranny Golf Club in Mulranny to enjoy challenging fairways and fast greens.
McHale Park, Castlebar is a great place to catch a game of Gaelic football, and to see local favorites, the Castlebar Mitchels GAA, in all their glory. If you want to endear yourself with the locals, wear green and white, the colors of the Castlebar Mitchels GAA.
When you’re ready to put your feet up after a busy day discovering the many charms of Newport, check in to one of the many local accommodation options. Make reservations for the Knockranny House Hotel and Spa, Westport, the Westport Coast Hotel, or the Castlecourt Hotel, Westport.